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Nike Basketball Lebron James China Tour 2012 Beijing | Event Recap

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While the debate rages among sports pundits who have lately taken to arguing whether LeBron James has surpassed Michael Jordan as the best ever to set foot on a basketball court, what's not up for debate is just what LeBron has accomplished this summer: namely, an Olympic gold medal to go with his MVP award and NBA championship. (Aside from MJ, he's the only player to accomplish all three in a single season.) LeBron has had little time to celebrate his achievements. Just over a week following the gold medal ceremony, he finds himself in China for a promotional tour with Nike Basketball. He kicked off the proceedings on August 21st with a visit to Chaoyang Gymnasium in Beijing, where he was greeted by 2,000 screaming fans. He shared his stories of hard work and achievement before viewing a game between two local teams. The event was the first stop of a four-day tour that would include a visit to Shanghai, as well as the Summer Basketball Gala event, appropriately themed "Find Your Greatness."